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Fish Tandoori

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 3
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Average   Pre-Prep time: 4 hours
Best for: All   Preperation time: 30 min
How to serve: With Garnashing    

Fish Tandoori recipe by Mariam at
Tandoori Fish is a traditional recipe for a classic dish of fish cooked in a tandoori sauce.

1 large fish, whole (about 2 lb.)
1 cup whipped yoghurt(curd)
1 tsp garlicClick to find more about garlic paste
1 tsp gingerClick to find more about ginger paste
1 tsp green chilliClick to find more about green chilli paste
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp tomatoClick to find more about tomato sauce
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp tandoori masala powder
SaltClick to find more about Salt to taste

Tandoori Masala Powder:
4 tsp ground coriander
3 tsp ground cummin
4 tsp garlicClick to find more about garlic powder
4 tsp paprika
3 tsp ground gingerClick to find more about ginger
2 tsp mangoClick to find more about mango powder
1 tsp dried mintClick to find more about mint
3 tsp deep red coloring
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp yellow colouring)

Method to make Tandoori Masala Powder:
Mix all ingredients together and store.
The coriander and cumin powders must be freshly ground.
Use as required.
This will keep for months if stored in an airtight

For tandoori fish:
After cleaning the fish, make slanting gashes on the fish on each side.Do this in such a way that the fish remains a whole.
Marinate the fish in the combined masala for about 4 hours.
Prepare a baking dish and brush the bottom of the dish with a little oil.
Carefully place the fish in the center of the dish and brush with some oil on top.
Pour any remaning marinade into the dish and bake in a moderate oven at 375 deg F till the fish is done and becomes golden brown at the top.
Serve garnished with coriander leavesClick to find more about coriander leaves and lemon wedges.

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There are 3 comment(s) for this recipe.
by vijay 3/5 Stars

Sun Sep 16, 2012

by Anonymous 5/5 Stars
salam wow! sounds tasty!

Wed May 26, 2010

by Anonymous No Rating
Since I like sea food I understand that it will be good dish.

Tue Jan 12, 2010

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